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How to Refer a Patient

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For Health Professionals

 

Printable Find a Doctor Directories are available to referring physician offices wanting to print a directory of UW Health physicians for one or more specialties. For comprehensive clinic and biographical information for UW Health physicians, including video profiles, visit the main Find a Doctor directory.

UW Health is dedicated to developing and maintaining strong working relationships with referring health care professionals and to making the referral process as efficient as possible.

 

We also recognize the importance of the relationship that you have with your patients. We seek to honor that relationship by providing the best possible care for your patients and by keeping you apprised of your patients' care.

 

How to Request Outpatient Clinic Appointments

 

UW Health offers services at more than 80 specialty clinics. To refer a patient for outpatient care, please use one of the following options*:

 

Online

ONLINE: Complete the Online Request for Appointment Form

This form can be used when referring a patient to any of the UW Health pediatric or adult specialty clinics.

 

Fax

FAX: Complete the Request for Clinic Appointment Form
This form can be used when referring a patient to any of the UW Health pediatric or adult specialty clinics. Please fax the form to (608) 203-2661 or toll-free at (888) 875-8490.

Phone

PHONE: Call the clinic directly. Directory (pdf)

 

* For URGENT referrals, please call the appropriate UW Health specialty clinic directly to schedule an appointment.

 

Admissions and Consultations

 

UW Hospital and Clinics Access Center is available to:

  • Transfer patients to UW Hospital and Clinics on an inpatient or outpatient basis
  • Request helicopter transport via Med Flight
  • Obtain rapid consultations with specialty staff

Call the Access Center at (608) 263-6796 or (800) 472-0111.

 

To refer unscheduled patients who need hospitalization to a UW Health physician who practices at Meriter Hospital, call the Meriter Access Center at (608) 417-5755 or (866) 680-0111.